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, d.c.? >> bill clinton was at dell world and he said we cannot expect our businesses to compete if they only have speeds of band with at 1/4 that of korea. >> this is tonight on "the communicators," at 8:00 eastern on c-span 2. this morning, we talk about the government's new rules for mortgage lending and then
the rebuilding of america. over the past four years, we dell devastating blows to al qaeda. we pushed the taliban out of their strongholds. the reasoning went to war in the first place is now within reach. insuring that al qaeda can never use afghanistan to launch attacks against america. the 33,000 additional forces served with honor. they completed their mission. they returned home last fall. they will take this across the entire country. are groups will shift. -- our groups will shift. by the end of next year america's war in afghanistan will be over. this has only been possible because of the heroic sacrifices of orchards and diplomats. more than half a million americans have served in afghanistan. thousands have been wounded. more than 2000 have given their lives. this remains a very difficult mission. the work ahead will not be easy. our forces are still in harm's way. our path is clear. we're moving forward. after more than a decade of war, the nation we need to rebuild as our own. we have to grow our economy and shrink our deficits. create new jobs in this family income. we have to fix ou
from washington is ms. dell bene. ms. dell bene:but in all such cases the votes of both houses shall be determined by yeas and nays, and the names of the persons voting for and against the bill shall be entered on the journal of each house respectively. mr. goodlatte: i now yield to the gentleman from new jersey, mr. garrett. mr. garrett:if any bill shall not be returned by the president within ten days -- sundays excepted -- after it shall have been presented to him, the same shall be a law, in like manner as if he had signed it, unless the congress by their adjournment prevent its return, in which case it shall not be a law. mr. goodlatte: i now yield to the gentlewoman from massachusetts, ms. tsongas. ms. tsongas:every order, resolution, or vote to which the concurrence of the senate and house of representatives may be necessary, except on a question of adjournment, shall be presented to the president of the united states, and before the same shall take effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him, shall be re-passed by two thirds of the senate and house of repres
. goodlatte: i now yield to the gentlewoman from washington is ms. dell bene ms. dell bene:but in all such cases the votes of both houses shall be determined by yeas and nays, and the names of the persons voting for and against the bill shall be entered on the journal of each house respectively. mr. goodlatte: i now yield to the gentleman from new jersey, mr. garrett. mr. garrett:if any bill shall not be returned by the president within ten days -- sundays excepted -- after it shall have been presented to him, the same shall be a law, in like manner as if he had signed it, unless the congress by their adjournment prevent its return, in which case it shall not be a law. mr. goodlatte: i now yield to the gentlewoman from massachusetts, ms. tsongas. ms. tsongas:every order, resolution, or vote to which the concurrence of the senate and house of representatives may be necessary, except on a question of adjournment, shall be presented to the president of the united states, and before the same shall take effect, shall be approved by him, or being disapproved by him, shall be re-passed by tw
the democrats got, but i am worried on the second dell as they want to put social security on the line. it does nothing to do with the deficit. our taxes paid into social security. it has nothing to do with debt. i do not know why the republicans -- the republicans have been trying to get rid of social security for 70 years now and have not gotten it done. they want to take the money and give congress a raise. they want to take people's social security money and give congress a raise and what are they doing? nothing. then they want to take money and give it to the pentagon. they put all of the money into these outfits, but they want to cut social security. host: john, ap reported this morning that officials decided to use the measure to prevent the pay raise for lawmakers. i want to let you know that, and also, if you are concerned about social security on the table in what is called round two after the 113th congress convenes, which happens this thursday, by the way, at noon. they will be sworn in. "washington journal" will be up there on capitol hill talking to new lawmakers. you are concerne
the road, i've been here since 1995, only way you get big deals through other than dell terraform is it has to be bipartisan. that's what mitch mcconnell has said. if you are going to move the balanced budget act of 1997, that was divided government. obamacare was different because democrats had control of everything. when we talk about tax reform or entitlements, things on the table, there's zero little hope. but the way negotiations went over the last month on the fiscal cliff., i am not cliff. host: dan is a republican in youngstown, ohio. caller: past generations have suffered through the bad times and so did the good times, but they did not pass massive amounts of debt down to the next generation. that is what we are doing. democrats, especially the ones in the senate that have gone even more democratic, because they are firmly entrenched with obama that they are going to increase revenue and not cut spending. they don't even recognize spending is a problem. for us to continue the path -- to pass this data on to our children or grandchildren, if there's any decent person in washington
time try dell getting the job. players used their staff as messagers and backen but never empowered them to solve the problem. could the staffers have done better? guest: as a former staffer you always think that you know all the solutions but it is the members of congress and senators that have to face election. it is a lot easier to get in a back room without worrying about constituents and solve these problems. i know a lot of staffers would be mortified with what bob woodward had to say. you don't want to get out ahead of your boss and the bosses are the ones who put the names on the ballot and ones that face the scrutiny. so, you really can't solve it without the principals. host: it didn't work for speaker bane are. guest: it didn't and it didn't work in the debt limit debacle. i have a lot of respect for bob woodward. i'm not quite sewer i understood what that -- not quite sure i understood what that was getting at. staffers can only go so far and it is up to members to legisl e legislate. anyway, interesting piece but i'm not sure i buy the premise. host: how do you fix the
's begin with the words of bob woodward it avoid the crisis next time try dell getting the job. players used their staff as messagers and backen but never empowered them to solve the problem. could the staffers have done better? guest: as a former staffer you always think that you know all the solutions but it is the members of congress and senators that have to face election. it is a lot easier to get in a back room without worrying about constituents and solve these problems. i know a lot of staffers would be mortified with what bob woodward had to say. guest: it didn't and it didn't work in the debt limit debacle. i have a lot of respect for bob woodward. i'm not not quite sure i understood what that was getting at. staffers can only go so far and it is up to members to legislate. anyway, interesting piece but i'm not sure i buy the premise. host: how do you fix the problem because there seemed to be a problem coming to an agreement. was it the negotiation, the make-up of the republican congress? or the issues? guest: i think that the real problem is we have a republican party especi
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